1. [ verb ] move something or somebody to a lower position
Synonyms: lower let_down bring_down get_down

"take down the vase from the shelf"

Related terms: raise move tend depress dip incline reef descend
2. [ verb ] tear down so as to make flat with the ground
Synonyms: tear_down pull_down level dismantle rase raze

"The building was levelled"

Related terms: raise destroy bulldoze level razing
3. [ verb ] reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
Synonyms: demean disgrace put_down degrade

"She tends to put down younger women colleagues" "His critics took him down after the lecture"

Related terms: humiliate reduce dehumanize put-down
4. [ verb ] (writing) make a written note of
Synonyms: note

"she noted everything the teacher said that morning"

Related terms: write_down note
Similar spelling:   takedown